Fort Lee employment information

IndexFort LeeNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$46,578$37,538$29,829
Median household income$75,449$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$91,761$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$59,091$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$63,701$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$45,717$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level10.6%10.9%15.1%
The Fort Lee, NJ employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Fort Lee is $46,578, which is 24% higher than than the New Jersey average and 56% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $75,449, which is 2% higher than than the New Jersey average and 36% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Fort Lee is 3%, which is 27% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Fort Lee is 11% which is 30% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$50,294$75,449$150,898
City
$49,129$73,702$147,404
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Fort Lee is 56% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Lee is 36% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Lee is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Lee is 30% lower than the national average.

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Fort Lee employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.2%0.7%
Manufacturing sector9.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services8.5%7.5%
Wholesale & retail services18.4%15.6%
Public administration3.3%1.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%2.3%
Education, health & social services13.8%35.1%
Other34.3%27.8%

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Plandome, NY1,228$228,409313%
Hewlett Harbor, NY1,247$210,750281%
Fort Lee, NJ36,607$75,44936%

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New Albany, IN36,622$41,45625%
Commack, NY36,625$122,143121%
Marion, OH36,568$34,93237%
Panama City, FL36,654$38,39731%
Winter Haven, FL36,669$39,73628%
Fort Lee, NJ36,607$75,44936%
Source: The Fort Lee, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).